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Fifteen New Members Inducted into BSC Kappa Delta Pi Teacher Education Honor Society (w/photo)

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    Thursday, May 26 2011
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    Jim Nelson/Media Relations - (304) 327-4103 jnelson@bluefieldstate.edu
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The Bluefield State College chapter of Kappa Delta Pi Teacher Education Honor Society welcomed 15 new members during a recent initiation ceremony at the College.  New members included (front row/left-to-right) JoAnna Price, Kristen Thomas, Jill Williams, Juanita Ferrell, Kasey Huffman, Tina Hellems, Alicia Utterback, Dana McPeak, (back row, l-to-r) Pam Hanna, Brooke Crane, Princess Fogus, chapter sponsor Dr. Thomas Blevins, Jennifer Bragg, Kara Pierce, Ashley Pritt, and Alice Hanna.  Kappa Delta Pi is the national teacher education honor society, recognizing teacher education students who exhibit excellent school and college leadership and community service skills, while also holding 3.0 or better grade point average.

(Bluefield)—The Bluefield State College chapter of Kappa Delta Pi (KDP) Teacher Education Honor Society inducted 15 new members during a recent ceremony in the Hebert Gallery, Harris-Jefferson Student Center at the College.

“Kappa Delta Pi is the national teacher education honor society, recognizing teacher education students who exhibit excellent school and college leadership and community service skills, while also holding 3.0 or better grade point average,” noted Dr. Tom Blevins, BSC KDP advisor and Dean of the School of Education.

The initiation ceremony welcomed new members JoAnna Price, Kristen Thomas, Jill Williams, Juanita Ferrell, Kasey Huffman, Tina Hellems, Alicia Utterback, Dana McPeak, Pam Hanna, Brooke Crane, Princess Fogus, Jennifer Bragg, Kara Pierce, Ashley Pritt, and Alice Hanna into the BSC KDP chapter.

Of the 30 graduating seniors in the BSC School of Education, 12 were KDP members, including chapter officers Teresa Guill (President) and Ashley Dale (Treasurer).  Other 2011 KDP graduates include Jessica Berry, Cassandra Burkett, Rachel Church, Amy Compton, Cassandra Holliday, Courtney Johnson, Lesa Moore, Thomas Riggs, Tammi Steele, and Julie Weikle.  The chapter president for the 2011-12 academic year is Kristen Thomas.